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Jasprit Bumrah slams Jaipur traffic police for 'don't cross the line' billboard Jasprit Bumrah slams Jaipur traffic police for 'don't cross the line' billboard
- June 25, 2017

Later, the southpaw went on to score his maiden global hundred in the crunch match that helped Pakistan to put on a huge total on board. The 23-year old who is an integral part of India's limited-overs setup was widely criticised for his big mistake and received a lot of flak from all the corners. (more...)
Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison
- June 25, 2017

On Ronaldo's future, Madrid president Florentino Perez said: 'I'm sure that Cristiano meets all his tax requirements, it must be a confusion that will be cleared up. Falcao himself is suspected of failing to correctly declare 5.6 million euros of income earned from image rights between 2012 and 2013 while he was at Atletico. (more...)
Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game
- June 25, 2017

Portugal will play New Zealand in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for Saturday, June 24, 20. New Zealand now can not progress but another match against top-class opposition will help the Oceania champions close the global gap. (more...)
Ronaldo on target for Portugal
- June 25, 2017

And Nani , Ronaldo's replacement from the bench, added a fourth for good measure, ensuring that Portugal's next generation did not take all the glory as Fernando Santos' men finished ahead of Mexico thanks to a super goal difference after their 2-1 defeat of Russian Federation. (more...)
India lose to Malaysia, to play Pakistan again India lose to Malaysia, to play Pakistan again
- June 24, 2017

Both Indian goals were scored by Ramandeep Singh, who later was guilty of missing a last-minute sitter as he tapped a ball out from the goalmouth. Meanwhile, in other quarterfinals of the day, reigning Olympic champions Argentina will play Pakistan, the Netherlands will take on China and hosts England will square off against Canada. (more...)
Get psyched for the Mayweather-McGregor fight with this incredible trailer Get psyched for the Mayweather-McGregor fight with this incredible trailer
- June 23, 2017

Dana White has gone on record saying that Nate Diaz doesn't "need" to fight in the UFC ever again after the pay-day he got for his second fight with Conor McGregor , but that may change if he is judged to have acted unfairly in the dismissal of his former agents. (more...)
Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup Cameroon, Australia draw 1-1 at Confederations Cup
- June 23, 2017

Every time you play against a team with a different style it brings more wealth to our group so I am happy to see we played well against Chile and I hope this will be confirmed in the next two matches . Australia made the more confident start on the back of a narrow 3-2 defeat to Germany and could have gone ahead in the second minute as Robbie Kruse shot tamely at Fabrice Ondoa. (more...)
Watch Andre Ward Vs. Sergey Kovalev Live Online
- June 19, 2017

Ward won the first fight in November, coming back from a second round knockdown to get a controversial decision. "It didn't hurt like I could go down on the floor but it was a low blow", Kovalev said. Ward is a very smart fighter. Agnew, who had only previously lost to Sergey Kovalev and Samuel Clarkson, went into survival mode and somehow made it through the next two sessions only for the referee to spare him more punishment midway through the fourth. (more...)
All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze
- June 19, 2017

Penn State has had its share over the past few years, Eamon McAdam's status as a third round NY islanders draft choice the highest a Penn State player has gone. The NHL Awards Show in Las Vegas begins at 8 p.m. and the Golden Knights' draft picks will be announced during the telecast. The 28-year-old jovial Finn is signed for next season with a $1 million cap hit, and it seems with all the goalies out there available to McPhee, the Rangers are just hoping he doesn't go for Raanta. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo in focus after Confederations Cup tie
- June 19, 2017

Fellow Confederations Cup Group A teams Russian Federation and New Zealand opened the tournament in St. Petersburg on Saturday, with the hosts running out comfortable 2-0 winners. The superstar marched down the left and played a brilliant ball across the box to Ricardo Quaresma for the lead. However, other than that he did not threaten Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa . (more...)
Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss
- June 12, 2017

They had a goal waved off. Bonino made it 3-0, powering down the right flank and sending the puck skidding low into the center where it cannoned into the net off the covering Ekholm. "We gotta play a full 60, and we will next game". But they allowed three goals in the first period for just the fourth time this season, and now they trail for the first time in the Stanley Cup playoffs. (more...)
Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
- June 12, 2017

Afterward, the officials told a pool reporter that they take "full responsibility" for the apparent ejection of Green, which came with chants of "Draymond sucks" and "Hit the road". "We informed the table that it was not his second technical foul". "We found out at the same time when we called the first technical foul on Draymond Green ". (more...)
Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain
- June 12, 2017

Manchester United will face Real Madrid in the 2017 European Super Cup after they overcame Juventus in Saturday's Champions League final . The Portuguese superstar, sporting a new haircut, was again the centre of attention on arrival at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium following his heroics in the Welsh capital. (more...)
Another rough start for Preds' Rinne Another rough start for Preds' Rinne
- June 12, 2017

Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel all put up at least two points each in that game. The Predators have to win this next one, or they're done. Crosby had his back to Sheary when he made the flawless feed, so it was the kind of play no team could possibly plan for. (more...)
Rumor Report: Is LeBron Leaving the Cavs for an LA Team? Rumor Report: Is LeBron Leaving the Cavs for an LA Team?
- June 12, 2017

A bold statement given James' monstrous numbers this postseason and the eye-gouging triple-double production in the NBA Finals, averaging 32 points, 12.3 rebounds, 10.3 assists, 1.3 steals, and 1.3 blocks through three games and 41.7 minutes per game. (more...)
Owen Farrell kicks Lions to victory over Crusaders Owen Farrell kicks Lions to victory over Crusaders
- June 11, 2017

For the first time in 15 games this year, or 1,200 minutes of competitive rugby, the Crusaders know how it feels to lose. I am not convinced yet. "I had never experienced it before 2013, but special is the word to describe it". The Lions missed 11 tackles over the 80 minutes, but it was their dominance of possession that was the difference. And we saw one instance of this. (more...)
Injury to force Sharapova out of Aegon Classic Injury to force Sharapova out of Aegon Classic
- June 11, 2017

Sharapova had missed out on a wildcard for the ongoing French Open as she continues her comeback from a 15-month doping ban. However, the 30-year-old confirmed on Saturday that she is now set to be out of action until late July as a result of the thigh problem that forced her to retire from a second-round match in Rome last month. (more...)
Erensto Valverde A Good Option For Barcelona Admits Gerard Pique Erensto Valverde A Good Option For Barcelona Admits Gerard Pique
- June 05, 2017

Unfortunately for United manager Jose Mourinho, it is because Barcelona are desperate to sign the 27-year-old Spaniard. Spanish publication Sport claim the former Athletic Bilbao boss is a big admirer of the midfielder and believes he can make a difference at Barca. (more...)
Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation
- June 04, 2017

It appears he will not break his duck at Erin Hills in 2017, due to the tournament's first round on June 15 clashing with his daughter Amanda's graduation from Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, California . The US Open is the last major title that Mickelson needs to win in order to be the sixth man to win a career Grand Slam. The 46-year-old is running out of chances to complete the career grand slam, making the decision more hard. (more...)
Praneeth enters final; Saina loses Praneeth enters final; Saina loses
- June 04, 2017

Praneeth defeated Thongnuam 21-11, 21-15 in just 36 minutes. 21-14, in his opening match that started past midnight, went down 14-21, 18-21 to second seeded Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the second round match , which took place in less than 12 hours of his first-round clash. (more...)
Wagner plans chat with Klopp after steering Huddersfield into Premier League Wagner plans chat with Klopp after steering Huddersfield into Premier League
- June 03, 2017

Both teams have had memorable campaigns but Reading's has ended in heartache, whereas Huddersfield can look forward to life in the Premier League after securing a 4-3 penalty shootout triumph after 120 goalless minutes at Wembley. There will be a ceremony and parade held in the town centre tonight to celebrate, and we wish the team the very best of luck for next season! The Queens Park Rangers manager boldly stated the Terriers would drop down into League One, however they exceeded ... (more...)
England's sublime batting secures opening Champions Trophy victory
- June 03, 2017

England pulled off the highest successful run chase in Champions Trophy history when they beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening match at The Oval on Thursday. But soon, Plunkett dismissed both batsmen in back to back balls in the 45th over. Root also suffered an injury scare when he damaged his calf early in his innings but he made light of the problem to post his highest one-day global score. (more...)
Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals
- June 02, 2017

The Cavaliers flew into San Francisco on Tuesday, taking a team photo once they arrived that Cleveland forward Kevin Love posted on Instagram. The Warriors , who won the title in 2015, are out for revenge. Despite being named the NBA's first-ever unanimous MVP in 2016, Curry has dealt with other labels his entire career, including being called "soft". (more...)
Virat Kohli only Indian in top 10 of ICC ODI rankings
- June 01, 2017

Finally, South Africa won the match, but it lost the series. Paceman Kagiso Rabada did the damage for the Proteas, picking up 4-12 from his first three overs. England , courtesy the series win, have achieved two points, but continues to remain fifth in the table. Best of them all arguably was Faf du Plessis ' head-high take at second slip to account for Jos Buttler . (more...)
'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss 'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss
- June 01, 2017

The Cleveland Cavaliers are the reigning National Basketball Association champions and, with a 21-point lead midway through the third quarter in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Sunday night, were on the verge of winning a league-record 14th consecutive postseason game. (more...)
Johanna Konta crashes out of French Open Johanna Konta crashes out of French Open
- May 31, 2017

British number one Johanna Konta suffered a shock defeat against world number 109 Hsieh Su-wei in the first round of the French Open , while Nick Kyrgios shrugged off injury concerns to outclass Germanys Philipp Kohlschreiber on Tuesday. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers reach the NBA Finals
- May 29, 2017

He also added eight rebounds, eight assists and three steals as the Cavs romped to a 135-102 victory and a 4-1 series win. LeBron James had one of the worst games of his postseason career, finishing with 11 points and six turnovers. What's that? A three-time champion, four-time MVP, two-time Olympic gold medalist, global icon, billion-dollar-business-in-sneakers, wasn't confident? "They cause a lot of stress, and I'll get to that point when we start to prepare for them". (more...)
Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors
- May 29, 2017

The win gives Cleveland a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series and leaves them firmly on track for a third consecutive NBA Finals showdown against the Golden State Warriors . Lue paused for several seconds before responding to a question about the third and fourth fouls called on James, who was whistled for barely touching Marcus Smart on a jumper and then was called for a charge. (more...)
LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record
- May 29, 2017

Finding a parking space on Newbury Street lucky. James hit a three-pointer in the third quarter against the Boston Celtics that gave him 29 points in the game, at that stage 5989 points in his post-season career. "Then, you add the green on their back and this is history. I think that helped shape my game". This should be a high scoring game with a few threes that fall, so I like the over in this spot. (more...)
Alexander Gustafsson KOs Glover Teixeira at Fight Night 109 Alexander Gustafsson KOs Glover Teixeira at Fight Night 109
- May 29, 2017

Both Hadzovic and Velickovic launched comebacks to earn their bonus checks. Gustafsson, number two contender Teixeira (26-5) won in his last fight and is pumped up to continue rolling all the way to another crack at the title. "Show these boy's how to throw an uppercut the Right way!" The victory marked Gustafsson's second win in a row overall after dropping a heartbreaking split decision to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in 2015. (more...)
Prince William Leads FA Cup Final Tribute to Manchester Dead
- May 28, 2017

Chelsea improved after the break but had to play the final quarter of the match with 10 men after Victor Moses received his second yellow card following a blatant dive in the area. A piece of unwanted history for the Chelsea player. Whatever the future holds for Wenger, he said the current Arsenal team can look forward with optimism. (more...)
Wenger seeks solace in quest for seventh FA Cup
- May 28, 2017

I think the club always saw my job, during pre-season and in that period, and trusted in my job. "I have no medals at home from anything", the Arsenal boss told reporters. "I think the way we started the game (3-0 win at the Emirates) in the first half was very good", the Welsh worldwide told Arsenal Player. That season I experienced pain and pleasure in equal measure. (more...)
Brook loses IBF welterweight title to Spence Jr Brook loses IBF welterweight title to Spence Jr
- May 28, 2017

The last time Spence stepped into the ring was in August, when he defeated Leonard Bundu by a vicious knockout in Spence's hometown of NY. Brook looked healthy and in pristine condition, inside the welterweight limit and with his focus shining through before what promises to be another testing examination of his ring craft and resilience. (more...)
Exeter champions after extra-time win over Wasps Exeter champions after extra-time win over Wasps
- May 28, 2017

Much of the final's build-up had been about the potential dominance of the Exeter pack, and those comments appeared justified as Chiefs gained two penalties inside the opening four minutes to pile pressure on Wasps . Dan Robson and Tommy Taylor got the other scores for the home side but it was Exeter who had started the game brighter, with tries from Thomas Waldrom and scrum-half Will Chudley. (more...)
Michael Ballack and David O'Leary's FA Cup final views
- May 27, 2017

Antonio Conte has already surpassed expectations in his first year as Chelsea manager and a victory in Saturday's (Sunday NZ time ) FA Cup final against Arsenal would complete arguably the greatest season in the club's history. This aspect I can stay calm and I trust the players, it is impossible not to after this season . Shkodran Mustafi is a doubt due to concussion. "He will be with us, and for sure he will be on the bench, and then we will see what the game needs in the moment ... (more...)

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